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Venus Williams at fault in fatal car crash

VENUS Williams was at fault in a fatal car crash that killed a 78-year-old man in Florida, police told TMZ Sports.

According to the website, Williams said she was trying to make it through an intersection in Palm Beach Gardens on June 9, but traffic backed up and she got stuck blocking traffic.

The New York Post reports that the car, driven by the wife of the victim, then T-boned Williams' SUV.

Jerome Barson suffered head trauma and died two weeks after the accident.

"[Venus] is at fault for violating the right of way of [the other driver]," the police report reads, according to the gossip website.

There was no evidence Williams was under the influence of drugs or alcohol or distracted by a cellphone, TMZ reports.

Williams, 37, is expected to play in Wimbledon next week.

This article originally appeared in the New York Post

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